On December 24, 2006, the crew of Expedition 50 gathered together to celebrate the holidays aboard the International Space Station. Front row: Thomas Pesquet of ESA (left) and NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough (middle) and Peggy Whitson of NASA. Back row: Sergey Ryzhikov (left), Andrei Borisenko (middle), and Oleg Novitskiy (right) of Roscosmos.
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Five Ways Your Holidays Might Be Similar to the Crew on the Space Station
The holiday season is here! You probably think that your celebrations are WAY different than what is done on the International Space Station, but you might be surprised!
This is the eighteenth December in a row that crews have been on board the International Space Station during Christmas. Here’s a quick peek at some of the Christmases past spent on the station. pic.twitter.com/VgF0o9zNjj